Aviation Pioneers : An AnthologyLast updated : February 11, 2006
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Fathers of Aviation
Stories of those who though not with a primary aviation focus, developed technology for avaition usage
Kalman Tihanyi - Television Guidance Systems
'One Off Wonders'
Images of those who dreamed, built and flew? during the first decade of powered flight only, in most cases, to disappear from the history books - until now that is !
Pioneer Aviation in Colour
Images from the earliest days of aviation using the 'new' and still somewhat experimental, colour photographic processes
Aviators : Test Pilots, Racers, Barnstormers and Explorers
Aviatrices : Yep, the Girls were up there too!
Pioneers : In development during 2003/4
Entertainers: Aerobats, Barnstormers, Wing Walkers, Parachutists
Warriors : In development 2005-6
Most of our pioneer aviatrices suffered gender bias (and continue to do nearly a century later), especially in the armed forces. My research shows that all that was (and still is wanted), is equality, nothing more, nothing less. Hopefully these pages will further that quest by focussing on the often overlooked positives and not the random, yet at the time far more 'sensational' negatives.
Late 20C and early 21C
Astronauts and Cosmonauts : In development 2003/4